Believe it or not, it's been a decade since the men of "Entourage" graced our small screens. The hit HBO dramedy became one of TV's most buzzed-about shows when it premiered in the summer of 2004. The series, which chronicled the career of burgeoning A-list movie star Vincent Chase and his childhood friends from Queens as they attempted to further their own struggling Hollywood careers — and was loosely based on the real-life experiences of executive producer Mark Wahlberg — ran for eight seasons, won six Emmy Awards and spawned a 2015 film. With Sept. 11, 2011, marking the 10th anniversary of the series finale, join Wonderwall.com as we take a look at what the cast has been up to since…
Adrian Grenier starred as Vincent "Vince" Chase, the show's lead — a burgeoning movie star based on Mark Wahlberg. The series follows Vince as he scores his first box office hit and then experiences a roller coaster of hit-or-miss projects, all while trying to keep his friends close and preventing his sudden superstardom (and numerous high-profile romances) from going to his head.
After finishing "Entourage," Adrian Grenier pursued more low-profile fare, starring in the indie films "Goodbye World" in 2014, "Sex, Death and Bowling" in 2015, "Affairs of State" in 2018 and "Stage Mother" in 2020, as well as the direct-to-video pictures "Trash Fire," "Marauders" and "Arsenal." He also moved behind the scenes as a producer on the documentaries "How To Make Money Selling Drugs" and "52: The Search for the Loneliest Whale." The Santa Fe native continued to make appearances on the small screen too, with lead roles in the Hallmark films "Love at First Glance" and "Christmas at Graceland: Home for the Holidays." He also lent his voice to the docuseries "Vietnam in HD" and the Disney Channel animated program "Miles from Tomorrowland." He was more recently seen as the lead on the Netflix limited series "Clickbait" in August 2021. Adrian has spent even more time in recent years focused on environmental causes. On World Environment Day in 2017, he was appointed as a goodwill ambassador for the United Nations Environment Programme because of his work founding non-profit the Lonely Whale Foundation. In his role, Adrien advocates for reducing single-use plastic and protecting marine species. He told Thrive Global in 2019 what inspired him to take action, saying, "I started the organization first to connect people with one another and their shared values — bonding them with the ocean. Once you do see all of the plastic in the ocean, you can't help but want to do something. And our job, right now, is to make it as easy as possible for people to make better choices."
Kevin Connolly played Eric "E" Murphy, Vince's best friend and manager. The character is based on Mark Wahlberg's friend — and "Entourage" executive producer — Eric Weinstein. As the series progresses, E takes on more clients and starts his own talent agency. He eventually closes the company for good to take a job offer at Hollywood's most powerful management group with a well-known talent manager.
Kevin Connolly has taken part in a variety of projects since wrapping "Entourage," including starring on the short-lived shows "Friends with Better Lives" and "Pitch." He also appeared in the indie films "Reach Me" in 2014 and "Chick Fight" in 2020. The New York City-born star moved behind the camera to direct the 2013 documentary "Big Shot" for ESPN's "30 for 30" series as well as episodes of the TV series "Snatch" and the 2014 coming-of-age film "Dear Eleanor." In 2018, he directed the 2018 biopic "Gotti" starring John Travolta. Sadly, the film was a massive flop, becoming one of the few movies to earn a 0% fresh approval rating on the review aggregator website Rotten Tomatoes. It also received six Razzie Award nominations. In 2020, a costume designer accused Kevin of sexual assault at the wrap party for a 2005 project he directed; he has denied the claims. In June 2021, he welcomed his first child — a daughter named Kennedy — with actress Zulay Henao.
Kevin Dillon portrayed Johnny "Drama" Chase, Vince's older half-brother, personal chef, trainer and bodyguard. He's based on Mark Wahlberg's cousin Johnny "Drama" Alves, who his older brother Donnie Wahlberg had once hired to keep him out of trouble. Drama is a struggling actor who has a cult fanbase thanks to his work on the sci-fi show "Viking Quest," on which he starred when he was young. He's always hustling for his next project and goes on to land a cushy television show and — eventually — his own animated series called "Johnny's Bananas."
Shortly after "Entourage" finished, Kevin Dillon starred on the CBS sitcom "How To Be A Gentleman" as a personal trainer who befriends a former high school enemy. Sadly, low ratings led to the show's cancellation after one season. He then appeared in a series of indie films including 2013's "Compulsion," 2014's "The Throwaways," 2015's "Underdogs," 2018's "Dirt" and 2019's "The Buddy Games." The New York native has also continued working in television, lending his voice to episodes of "TripTank" and appearing as a guest on "Blue Bloods" and "Creepshow." He married actress Jane Stuart in 2006 and had a daughter that same year. Jane filed for divorce in 2016 and it was finalized in 2019.
Jerry Ferrara rounded out the crew as Salvatore "Turtle" Assante, another one of Vince's childhood friends, who acts as his driver and assistant. The character is based on Mark Wahlberg's former assistant Donnie Carroll, who was known among his friends as "Donkey." Donnie actually auditioned for the role, but the Boston native was turned down when it was decided the actors would have to be New Yorkers. Turtle eventually heads to college and develops a very successful tequila brand.
Following "Entourage," Jerry Ferrara had a streak of roles in hit films like 2012's "Think Like A Man" and "Battleship," 2013's "Last Vegas" and "Lone Survivor," 2014's "Think Like A Man Too" and 2016's "Sully." He also had guest parts on the TV programs "Shooter" and "A Million Little Things." In 2015, he joined the cast of the hit Starz drama "Power" as a criminal attorney who represents the show's two lead characters. The Brooklyn-born actor starred on the series until its final season in 2019. Outside of acting, he co-founded the sandwich franchise Fat Sal's, which has multiple locations in California and Texas. Jerry and longtime girlfriend Breanne Racano got married in 2017 with much of the "Entourage" cast in attendance. The couple have two children: Jacob arrived in 2019 and James was born in 2021.
Jeremy Piven played the scene-stealing Ari Gold, Vince's abrasive but somehow still lovable agent. The character, who was based on Mark Wahlberg's real-life agent, Ari Emanuel, won Jeremy three consecutive Primetime Emmy Awards and a Golden Globe Award. The fast-talking, womanizing agent quickly became a fan favorite when the series aired as viewers watched him start his own company — the Miller Gold Talent Agency — and become one of the industry's most successful agents. That is, until he was forced to decide between his time-consuming career and his crumbling marriage.
Jeremy Piven's career as a veteran character actor continued after "Entourage" as he appeared in films like 2012's "So Undercover," 2014's "Sin City: A Dame to Kill For" and 2021's "Last Call." From 2013 to 2016, he played the title role on the British television drama series "Mr. Selfridge," the semi-fictional story of the founder of London department store Selfridges. The next year, he was cast in the lead role in the CBS drama series "Wisdom of the Crowd" as a tech giant obsessed with finding the person responsible for the murder of his daughter. However, the network pulled the series from its schedule after the New York City native was accused of sexual misconduct by a number of women; he's denied all the claims and voluntarily took a polygraph test in response to the accusations, passing with "no signs of deception," The Blast reported. That said, allegations continued to pour in, and he continued to deny them. Jeremy more recently spent time on the road performing stand-up comedy.
Rex Lee starred as Lloyd Lee, Ari's assistant. The openly gay employee routinely endures his boss's barbs about his skills, sexual orientation and ethnicity. While most people on the series are unable to tolerate Ari's frequent blow-ups, Lloyd has a special ability to talk him off a ledge. Later during the show's run, Lloyd moves up the ladder to become an agent himself and, eventually, chief of the agency's television division.
Immediately after wrapping "Entourage," Rex Lee nabbed a series regular role on the first two seasons of the ABC sitcom "Suburgatory" as a clueless high school guidance counselor. He also appeared on an episode of "Glee" and in the indie films "Advantageous," "Girl on the Edge," "Lemon" and "For the Love of George." Shortly after finishing his time on "Suburgatory," he starred on the ABC Family/Freeform sitcom "Young & Hungry" as the publicist and right-hand man to a young tech entrepreneur. The hit series ran for five seasons, concluding in 2018. Since then, Rex has done a guest spot on the sitcom "Fresh Off the Boat" and had a role in the 2020 Netflix film "Feel The Beat."
Perrey Reeves portrayed Melissa Gold, a former soap actress-turned-Beverly Hills socialite who's married to Ari, with whom she has kids. The long-suffering spouse has no qualms about standing up to her egotistical husband and calls all the shots in the couple's home. The couple's roller-coaster relationship reaches a head late in the series when Melissa files for divorce, but the two reconcile in the show's finale.
In the years since "Entourage," Perrey Reeves has appeared in a number of indie films like 2013's "Innocence," 2014's "Dissonance," 2016's "Noble Savages," 2017's "High Voltage" and 2019's "Plus One." She also guest starred on a number of hit shows such as "NCIS," "White Collar," "Royal Pains," "Perception," "Hawaii Five-O" and "Covert Affairs." In 2017, the New York City-born actress had a big part in the Freeform series "Famous In Love" as the smart and cunning mother of a young girl thrust into the spotlight, who was played by Bella Thorne. The teen drama ran for two seasons. Perrey was more recently seen on the 2021 Amazon Prime Video series "Paradise City" and in the action flick "Cosmic Sin." Outside of acting, she moved to Costa Rica in 2012 and started a yoga retreat called The Sanctuary at Two Rivers. In 2015, the star married tennis coach Aaron Fox. The pair welcomed a daughter, Phoenix Delphine, in 2017.
Emmanuelle Chriqui played Sloan McQuewick, E's longtime girlfriend who was also the daughter of Ari's boss. The show documents the roller coaster journey of Sloan and E's relationship as they dated, moved in together, broke up, reunited, got engaged, split, had a fling, got pregnant and — to the joy of "Entourage" fans everywhere — eventually got back together.
Emmanuelle Chriqui has stayed busy since the end of "Entourage," starring in a slew of indie films including 2011's "5 Days of War," 2013's "Three Night Stand," 2014's "Fort Bliss," 2015's "The Steps," and 2018's "Super Troopers 2." She's also worked steadily in television, with parts on the shows "The Mentalist," "Cleaners," "Killing Jesus," "Murder In The First," "Shut Eye" and "The Passage." The Canadian actress lent her voice to the animated programs "Thundercats," "Tron: Uprising" and "Beware the Batman" and worked opposite Vanessa Hudgens in the 2019 Netflix hit "The Knight Before Christmas." In 2021, she appeared in the crime-thriller "Die In A Gunfight" and currently plays Lana Lang on the CW superhero drama series "Superman & Lois."
Debi Mazar starred as Shauna Roberts, Vince's publicist and self-appointed "West-Coast mother." The brutally honest broad often provided career advice to Vince, helping adjust to his new life on the A-list. She also plays a big part in maintaining the actor's image, providing damage control when any bad press gets out about the womanizing star.
Shortly after the "Entourage" finale, Debi Mazar starred on a Cooking Channel series with her celebrity chef husband, Gabriele Corcos, titled "Extra Virgin." It featured the pair and their two daughters showcasing their own recipes. The family, who divided their time between Brooklyn and a 15th-century family home outside Florence, Italy, that was given to them as a wedding present by Debi's in-laws, also had an Italian restaurant in New York called The Tuscan Gun. The pair's hit show ran for five years and spawned the spinoff series "Extra Virgin Americana," which saw them road tripping across America searching for great food. Debi and Gabriele also released a cookbook in 2014, "Recipes & Love From Our Tuscan Kitchen." The New York City native also, post-"Entourage," appeared in the films "Home Alone: The Holiday Heist," "Lovelace," "She's Funny That Way" and "The Only Living Boy in New York." She's also remained on the small screen with parts on shows like "Happy!," "Power" and "Arde Madrid." Starting in 2015, Debi began starring on the TV Land comedy "Younger" as the best friend of Sutton Foster's age-defying lead character. The hit program ran for seven seasons until 2021.